The successful candidate will be required to apply formally to be admitted as a PhD student by the University of Limerick.
Enquiries can be directed to Dr Catherine Naughton
Each PhD student will receive a stipend of €18,500 per annum for four years. The studentship also covers EU tuition fees for four years (renewed annually). Non-EU applicant welcome but will need to self-finance the balance of the non-EU fees. A travel allowance is included to facilitate travel, training and conference attendance, and a mobility allowance if the awardee chooses to relocate to Queens University Belfast for 12 months.
Dr Catherine Naughton, PI SLSSHub, REPPP, School of Law, University of Limerick Email: Catherine.Naughton@ul.ie
Prospective applicants should email to Catherine.Naughton@ul.ie by 17th August 2022.
- 2-page Curriculum Vitae
- Short cover letter indicating your motivation and interest in one of the two projects (maximum one page)
- A writing sample of 2,000 words
- 2 Referees
- Please include SLSShub_PhD and your name in the subject line.
Applications should be submitted in PDF format only. The PhD Studentship will commence in September 2022.
Applications are sought from candidates who hold or are in the process of completing an undergraduate or master’s degree in a social science, applied maths, computer science or cognate discipline with a 2.1 Honours degree or higher.
Candidates should have good methodology skills, be highly motivated, with the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Candidates should have strong inter-personal skills with an ability to engage with external stakeholders.
Applications are invited for one of three funded four-year PhD Studentships in Youth Justice. The successful applicant will join the North South Research Programme project ‘Stable Lives Safer Streets Hub’ (SLSSHub) and the Research into Policy Programmes and Practice Project (REPPP) in the School of Law, University of Limerick (UL).
SLSSHub is a collaborative project between UL, Queens University Belfast, and the Center for Effective Services. The hub aims to develop a multi-disciplinary cross-border policy-led research hub of excellence in Youth Justice. As part of the SLSSHub, the PhD Studentship awardee will work with the team lead on one of two engaged research work programmes
- Develop a standardise measurement tool for young people enrolled on targeted youth justice prevention and intervention programmes.
- Implementation of an element of the National Youth Justice Strategy (2021-2027) and the NI Strategic Framework for Youth Justice (2022-2027) (2 positions)